K. Ashurgul is 49 years old. Her husband is an entrepreneur. Ashurgul has raised three children; two of her daughters are married and her son (pictured) still lives with his parents. Ashurgul has been operating a drug store for the past eight years. She sells only certified medicines. The drug store is located in the center of town, which ensures that she has many customers.
Ashurgul has been IMON's client for the past three and half years. She requests a loan of 1000 Somoni ($300 USD). The loan will allow her to expand her business and increas her income. She will be able to repay the loan in 12 months.
About IMON International
IMON International (IMON) is a micro-deposit organization in Tajikistan that provides entrepreneurs with access to high quality financial products and services, including business loans, agriculture loans, consumer loans and micro-leases. Aiming to alleviate poverty, the organization helps unbanked individuals establish businesses in different sectors, including manufacturing, agriculture and service. Kiva lenders’ funds will help the organization to expand its outreach to even more entrepreneurs, farmers and traders in Tajikistan.